UGANDA  (UG)

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Recipient is responsible for duties and taxes that are assessed by the country.

PRICE GROUP: 4

P.O. BOX ADDRESSES:
Accepted: A valid telephone number must be provided. Expect delivery delays.

DIMENSION NOTE:
Maximum Size: Total length and girth not to exceed 108 inches.
Individual dimensions not to exceed:
    Length - 46 Inches
    Width - 35 Inches
    Height - 46 Inches
Minimum Size: An envelope or package must be large enough to completely contain the Global Express Guaranteed Air Waybill (Shipping Label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings. The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and 9.5 inches long.

WEIGHT NOTE:
Total Not To Exceed 70 Lbs

VALUE LIMITS:
$2499.00

GIFT SHIPMENTS:
Acceptable: Duties/Taxes will be assessed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Customs in Entebbe has phased out old Taxpayer Identification Numbers. Any recipient importing a commodity whose Invoice is more than $1,000 US must have a new Taxpayer Identification Number. Under declared or over declared commodity is given a penalty of 50% of the total value of the cost of the commodity.
The Air Waybill (Shipping Label) should always be completed with company name before the contact name, care of or attention name. Entebbe Customs rejects shipments with contact name shown before company name.
Any shipment with declared value above $50 US will have to go through Customs clearance process and some delay is expected.
All non-document shipments are subject to verification from Customs regardless of the value or commodity.
Commercial shipments cleared require PAX TransportLtd to be appointed by registering with them online. This includes shipments to: Diplomatic Organizations, Government Institutions, Non-Government Organization and etc.
All shipments weighing less than 50 kgs (111 lbs) will be charged a handling fee of 32000 Uganda Shilling (approximately $12 US). For shipments weighing more than 50 kgs (approximately 111 lbs), a fee of 399 Uganda Shilling (approximately 0.15039 US) per Kg will be charged.
The Commercial Invoice must be itemized to show all commodities. Failure to comply could cause penalties, additional taxes and clearance delays. All consignments of regulated products must go through the Pre-Export Verification of Conformity Process. A Certificate of Conformity is a mandatory requirement for Custom clearance at Uganda ports to ensure that the commodities demonstrate compliance with the Ugandan technical regulations and mandatory standards or approved equivalents.If documents are missing, a penalty may be assessed based on the Cost, Insurance & Freight value for non-compliance. Expect clearance delays.

COUNTRY SPECIFIC PROHIBITION
In addition to the standard GXG prohibited items, plus:
    Toy guns
Used/Old/Second hand Appliances, Computer Hardware, Computer Parts and Electrical Equipment

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:
Jan 01-2016, 26-2016; Mar 08-2016, 25-2016, 28-2016; May 01-2016; Jun 03-2016, 09-2016; Jul 05-2016; Sep 12-2016; Oct 09-2016; Dec 25-2016, 26-2016 and U.S. Holidays

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Use the matrix below to determine if a commercial invoice (PS Form 6182) is required and to determine document and non-document status for transit time calculation. If a commodity is not listed or if there is a doubt, complete a commercial invoice for the shipment.
    Advertising (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Airline Ticket Issue (Shipment is considered a document)
    All Non-Documents and Non-Prohibited Items (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Annual Reports (Shipment is considered a document)
    Appliances (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (121,251)
    Artwork, Commercial (Prohibited Item)
    Artwork, Fine (Prohibited Item)
    Bio Products, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Blueprints (Shipment is considered a document)
    Books (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (363)
    Brochures (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Business Cards (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Camera (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Checks Cashier (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Business (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Payroll (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Travellers (Shipment is considered a document)
    Chemicals, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Compact Disc (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Computer Printouts (Shipment is considered a document)
    Cosmetics, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Credit Cards (Shipment is considered a document)
    Digital Video Disc (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (244)
    Documents (Shipment is considered a document)
    Drawings (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Drugs, Prescription (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (178,478)
    Film, Commercial (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Food, Nonperishable (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (21,178)
    Greeting Cards (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Invitations (Shipment is considered a document)
    Invoices (Shipment is considered a document)
    Journals (Shipment is considered a document)
    Leather Goods (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Liquor, Non-Hazardous (Prohibited Item)
    Magazines (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Manuals (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Manuscripts (Shipment is considered a document)
    Medical Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (250)
    Medical Supplies (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (362)
    Money Orders (Shipment is considered a document)
    Musical Instruments (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Newspapers (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Office Supplies (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Aircraft (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Computer (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (251)
    Parts, Electronic (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Machine (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Personal Effects (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (966)
    Photographs (Shipment is considered a document)
    Slides (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Software (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Sports Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Tapes, Audio (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Tapes, Video (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Textiles, Finished (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Textiles, Unfinished (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Toys (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (364)
    Wireless Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (992)


CITIES SERVED Days
Doc
Days
Non-Doc
All Other Cities 04   04
Entebbe 07   07
Jinja 08   08
Kampala 04   04
Masaka 09   09

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